Relax and dine al fresco on your decking with the sound of gentle waves.
The gorgeous interior.
This bijou bolthole is right on Monmouth Beach, one of the most famous fossil locations in the world.
What a fabulous location!
The Chalet on the Beach is quite literally on the beach.
This really is a unique setting.
The spacious interior has some fabulous vintage features.
The bijou kitchen is tucked beneath the stairs to the sleeping shelf.
The compact and cute kitchen has a one ring induction hob, combination microwave and fridge freezer for all those holiday treats.
Stairs lead up to the sleeping-area.
The comfy sofa can pull out to become a bed if required.
Gaze at the spectacular view.
Sit back and relax!
The super cosy sleeping-area has limited headroom; 98cm into the window recess, 77cm to the ceiling and 35cm at the foot of the bed.
The spectacular view from the hatch in the bedroom-area.
The ceiling hatch is perfect for star-gazing, although a blackout blind will prevent the mornings being too early!
A view from the sleeping-area down the stairs, a little rack and basket are perfect storage for a book and your phone.
The sofa set up as a comfy bed, if you prefer not to use the bed shelf; drift off to sleep listening to the waves.
The wet-room has an electric shower, fully flushing WC, wash-basin and underfloor heating.
The wet-room has an electric shower, and cosy underfloor heating.
There are lovely touches throughout this very special beach chalet.
The Chalet is very well-equipped.
You will want for nothing here.
Grab a book and sit in the sunshine taking in the view - perfect!
You won't want to leave!
The interior has some fabulous vintage finds.
Every detail has been thoughtfully put together, the window blinds have been made with Pierre Frey 'Beach' fabric.
Find out what's on in Dorset and plan your adventures.
Breakfast with a view!
You really are right on the beach here, the cliffs are formed of blue lias clay, where many a fossil has been discovered over the years.
The Chalet and its neighbours.
The Chalet on the Beach.
The Chalet on the Beach is one of a group, with private parking to the rear of the chalets.
This stunning ammonite pavement appears at low tide.
The iconic Cobb, with views across to Golden Cap, just a five minute walk from The Chalet on the Beach
Bustling Lyme Regis.
Take a stroll along the beach and the Cobb.
Lyme Regis from the Cobb, with its beach and vibrant promenade.
Fancy a beach day, this sandy beach is in the direction of the town.
Lyme Regis is still a working fishing port.
What will you take back to cook up a scrumptious dinner with?
A view of the Cobb from up high.
The River Cottage Canteen and Deli are in the nearby town of Axminster.
River Cottage HQ is a short drive from Lyme Regis, just over the border in to Devon.
The key safe is tucked away beneath the veranda, on the left-hand side as you stand facing the sea.
The key safe, as viewed from the side, beneath the veranda, on the left side of the chalet as you stand facing the sea.

The Chalet on the Beach


Lyme Regis / Sleeps 2 (no children under 16)

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7 Nights from  £453

August 2020

This place is a little gem. It had everything you could possibly need for a week away. Hope to visit again someday.

July 2020

The perfect little beach retreat.

November 2019

Amazing little property. Simpleness and solitude.. the chalet is literally on the beach and we had severe storms. The owner checked we were ok . The chalet is warm and cosy. Bed is really comfortable. Shower and underfloor heating brilliantl! Can’t wait to go again

September 2019

An absolutely wonderful chalet in a perfect location.

September 2019

You can't beat the location. Chalet was compact but perfect for a few days. Parking behind the cottage was a bonus in a busy resort.

September 2019

The Chalet on the beach exceeded our expectation in terms of comfort, fittings and equipment. The wet room shower was a real bit of luxury with the heated floor and was very spacious considering the overall size of the chalet. All other equipment was of a very high standard. Location was perfect.

August 2019

If you've ever wanted to fall asleep to the sound of the waves, then this is the ideal place to do so. Sit outside on the deck and watch the light change over the course of the day.

July 2019

This little chalet is the perfect place for peace, quiet and relaxation! Straight onto the beach, lots of lovely walks , fossil hunting, pubs and shopping all within walking distance! The locals and other holiday makers are friendly and helpful and the chalet is small but has everything you need! I vacant wait to return, in fact I could rent this chalet permanently and stay forever.

June 2019

We had a great stay thanks Wish i was still there!

May 2019

We had a wonderful time in the chalet on the beach. Most tranquil setting. We had a very comfortable stay.

April 2019

We had a fabulous short break and would highly recommend The Chalet at the Beach. It had everything we could ask for and it was wonderful being able to escape back there during the hot afternoons after exploring Lyme Regis in the mornings. Going to sleep hearing the sea was amazing, as was waking up and simply walking out of the door onto the unspoilt Monmouth Beach. We miss it already.

April 2019

A lovely getaway for the two of us, perfectly located to enjoy the fossil beach, 5 min walk to the beach/cobb facilities. We fished, had a campfire on the beach, walked between the tide times. Had the beach to ourselves in the evening once the fossil hunters had departed. This area of Monmouth beach is stunning, and changes appearance during the tide changes and is beautiful.

October 2018

Beautiful chalet , clean , modern , great location , we had wonderful weather, so were able to sit outside & admire the view , lovely to have milk , tea , coffee & biscuits on arrival ,that was most welcome , thank you , hope to return next year would definitely recommend x

September 2018

A perfect location in every way. Not only is it on the beach but is only a short stroll to all amenities Ability to park next to beach hut a real bonus A beach hut with underfloor heating in the wet room. Who’d have thought it!

August 2018

The chalet is perfect for a quiet break in a great location. I took a pile of books and also enjoyed walks in the area - the Tourist Information Centre was helpful when advising about tides and safety for the walk along the beach to Charmouth.

August 2018

Stunning location, perfect little hut for two!

August 2018

We had an excellent week clean comfortable and very relaxing and would highly recommend

June 2018

From our arrival to our departure a first rate accommodation everything you need is already there best location we have ever stayed in quite and peaceful wonderful wonderful owner and staff can’t wait to rebook

June 2018

A beautifully and tastefully decorated chalet to the highest specification, thoughtfully planned out with the customer always in mind. We had a perfect stay, would not hesitate to recommend it to friends and look forward to being able to book again in the near future.

May 2018

A glorious experience and one much treasured. The evenings were peaceful and magical with the beach and the flowing and ebbing tide all to oneself. Just be aware that ‘fossil hunters’ swarm the beach all day with hammers and chisels and the noise of chipping rocks and hammering is very annoying and bang on top of you !! Hence only 4 stars sadly.

May 2018

Excellent property and company. Everything is in easy walking distance and loads to do. We would definitely recommend and will use classic cottages again.

October 2017

You can tell the world that we had a perfect time and would reccommend it to lovers or newly married couples.

September 2017

Wonderful location and design , a lot of care has gone into the chalet . Perfect weekend by the sea.

September 2017

The Chalet was lovely and was just as described.Beautiful location.

August 2017

Beautiful chalet, plenty attention to detail to make it a special and relaxing holiday in a wonderful seaside location, close to Lyme centre, yet away from the crowds.

August 2017

My husband and I would definitely book the chalet again .The weather was exceptional which made the break even better and the view was outstanding.

August 2017

beautiful place would stay again the owner was very nice and takes care of the chalet like her home. very happy with our stay

July 2017

The Clalet was just lovely - lovely spot with the sea so close, and a comfy, light and airey chalet. Everything was spotless and felt like new.

June 2017

Lovely chalet - beautifully equipped in a stunning location. The tea, coffee and biscuits were very welcome when we arrived. Easy walking distance to everything in Lyme Regis but, bearing in mind the cripplingly steep roads in the town, we'd advise walking through the gardens going 'up' and through the town coming 'down'.

June 2017

So beautiful and petfdctly located - we absolutely fell in love with it (so much so we don't really want to tell anyone!)

June 2017

Sitting on the verandah, with nothing to spoil your view of the sea and sky is a rare treat. The landscape at this spot is lovely. There are no roads to cross and no parked cars (although the beach is for the most part stoney). If you go expecting hotel-room comfort, you'll be both disappointed and missing the point. It's a beach hut after all. But if you go expecting smart camping, you'll likely be delighted, as were we. We thought the hut cleverly designed, fitted and equipped, especially the kitchen and bathroom. It's all been very well thought out and nothing has been done on the cheap (there are no hand-me-downs here). It's also very well insulated, and has heating.

The verandah has an old table which stays out in rain and shine so is a bit weather worn. This didn't bother us, but if it's likely to bother you, you might want to take a a tablecloth.

The mezzanine bed has pretty low head room and is a bit of challenge to get into, but it is comfortable to sleep in (we managed OK). However, if it's not for you, there's also a sofa bed on the ground-floor level.

May 2017

This is the third time in less than 2 years we have stayed in Classic Cottage or Classic Glamping sites and the properties have all been exceptional. Loved this chalet the location was stunning literally had the beach in front of you, amazing views. Beautifully kitted out and very comfortable. Loved this for a long weekend.

Reply from Classic Cottages

Thanks for your review. It's always great to hear from regular guests and we were delighted you'd enjoyed another wonderful stay with us. Bryony, Customer Support

April 2017

A must for anyone who enjoys the beach and sea so close. Wonderful chalet with everything you need for a great holiday. Location is perfect for discovering the Jurassic coast line around Dorset and Devon. Unique and charming chalet.

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